Best Money Tips: Dirt-Cheap Vegetarian Meals


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on dirt-cheap vegetarian meals, shopping strategies for garage sales, and ways to cut your cell phone bill in half.

Top 5 Articles

20 Dirt-Cheap Vegetarian Meals — Mushroom lasagna is easy, delicious, and only costs about $1.50 per serving! [Cheapism]

Shopping Strategies for Garage Sale Season — With the warming weather comes garage sale season! The best selection is at the beginning of a sale, but you'll get the best deals at the end of the day. [Northern Cheapskate]

4 Steps to Cut Your Cellphone Bill in Half — Cell phone contracts lack flexibility, include early termination fees, and contain tons of fine print. Choose a cheaper month-to-month plan instead. [Money Talks News]

It's Time to Relax and Enjoy These 11 Tax Day Freebies — Italian restaurant chain Buca di Beppo offers a 4 Eat for $40 menu until April 18. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Can a 'soda tax' really curb consumption? — Soda purchases are falling, and there's some evidence that people are opting for drinks without an extra tax. However, that doesn't mean they're buying healthier options instead. [The Monitor]

Other Essential Reading

9 Fundamental Laws of Effective Communication Skills — Keep it simple. Using clear language will sharpen the other person's focus and drive action. Getting too complex may obscure ideas and priorities. [Sources of Insight]

Retail Discount Offers: Bargain or Trap? — Wait until you're buying a big-ticket item to become an email subscriber. You'll get a decent discount, but you can only use the coupon once for a limited time. [Kiplinger]

DIY Planters Made From Your Own Junk: 19 Plans — Tires are surprisingly versatile as planters! [Sustainablog]

6 Ways to Cut Your Monthly Bills — Use a third-party app to monitor your smartphone data usage. If you're paying for more data than you're using, switch to a lower plan. [Daily Worth]

13 Ways Kids Can Help With Spring Cleaning — Give the younger ones some wet rags and teach them how to clean the baseboards and moldings around your house. [Parenting Squad]

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Thanks for sharing the planters post, Amy - had a lot of fun putting that one together!